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Efficacy of high and low level laser therapy in the treatment of Bell’s palsy: A randomized double blind placebo-controlled trial

Patients with Bell’s palsy. Three treatment groups; all groups received facial massage and facial expression exercises. HILT was Nd:YAG pulsed, total enegy 80 J, 10 J/cm2 LLLT with 830 nm 100 mW, 10 J/cm2, total dose 80 J.

Published: Lasers in Medical Science. 2014; 29(1): 335-342.
Author(s): Alayat MSM, Elsodany AM, Fiky AARE

Pre-conditioning with low-level laser (light) therapy: light before the storm

Review article on using LLLT (or photobiomodulation therapy) for preconditioning.

Published: Dose-Response. 2014; 12: 619-649. doi: 10.2203/dose-response.14-032.Agrawal
Author(s): Agrawal T, Gupta GK, Rai V, Carroll JD

Effectiveness of physiotherapy and GaAlAs laser in the management of temporomandibular joint disorders

Low-level laser therapy (LLLT) is a treatment method commonly used in physiotherapy for musculoskeletal disorders. The aim of this study was to monitor the function of temporomandibular joint (TMJ) and surrounding tissues and compare the objective measurements of the effect of LLLT.

Published: Photomedicine and Laser Surgery. 2012; 30(5): 275–280. doi: 10.1089/pho.2011.3171
Author(s): Dostalová T, Hlinakov Pa, Kasparova M, Rehacek A, Vavrickova L, Navrátil L

Laser photobiomodulation of gene expression and release of growth factors and cytokines from cells in culture: a review of human and animal studies

The aim of this paper was to review experimental studies of laser irradiation of human and animal cells in culture to assess the photobiomodulatory effects of such irradiation on gene expression and release of growth factors and CYTOKINES.

Published: Photomedicine and Laser Surgery. 2011; 29(5): 285-304. doi: 10.1089/pho.2010.2846
Author(s): Peplow PV, Chung T-Y, Ryan B, Baxter GD

Short-term effects of high-intensity laser therapy versus ultrasound therapy in the treatment of low back pain: a randomized controlled trial

30 consecutive patients with clinically verified sub-acute or chronic low back pain were randomized to receive 15 treatments (5 days a week for 3 weeks) of either ultrasound or laser therapy.

Published: Eur J Phys Rehabil Med. 2011; 47(3): 367-373.
Author(s): Fiore P, Panza F, Cassatella G, Russo A, Frisardi V, Solfrizzi V, Ranieri M, di Teo L, Santamato A

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